Sending flowers to someone involves a bit of a leap of faith- you need to trust that the florist you order with is going to come through with something as gorgeous as you are imagining. But how do you find a florist in another city that will send something you and the recipient will love? Here's the advice I give my clients when they want to send flowers out of town.
If you are ordering flowers for a special event, be it a wedding, engagement or birthday party, I'm going to treat the flowers differently than if you are sending something to someone as a gift. The difference? The flowers I send out for gifts are sent to look great on first arrival, but to then open and develop over a period of days. Flowers that I arrange to be on the table for a special event, on the other hand, need to be in that opened and developed state on the day of arrival. Which means I use my years of experience with handling flowers to coax the blooms open at just the right time so they are full and...
Despite the grumblings on social media every year as Valentine's Day comes around, it really isn't a modern holiday made up by Hallmark to push retail sales. In fact, it has it's roots in pagan times, when there was a mid February festival marking the coming of Spring.
Restaurants can be a intimidating to order flowers for, because their tables are often on the smaller side and not always in a standard layout, but I make options that work perfectly for those!